Welcome to the Essex National Heritage Area - 500 square miles of historic, cultural, and natural sites... unique and irreplaceable treasures that tell our history.

Join us on a journey through magnificence!


The Haunting at Witch Hill
On the eve of All Hallows' Eve... Travel back to Victorian times at the gentleman farm of railroad tycoon T.W. Peirce where you will be spellbound by eerie ghost stories in the manor house, enjoy games and music in the barn, and savor a complimentary signature cocktail. Learn more.


Regional leaders elected to serve on the Commission and Pioneer in Partnership Awards presented

All photographers invited to submit!


Join Essex Heritage, Mass Audubon, and fellow educators from around Essex County as we explore educational offerings and the power of place in successful educational programming.

Join us at our next Pop-Up Party!